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Fox News Defends Anti-Gay Bullies, Ignores Real Victims

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A new report from Equality Matters shows that Fox News has repeatedly favored coverage of those who are anti-gay or who oppose anti-bullying efforts, all but ignoring stories about actual anti-gay bullying. In fact, Fox News only ran one segment discussing the recent suicide of Jamey Rodemeyer,  who was bullied for being gay, while CNN and MSNBC dedicated extensive coverage to his story:

The network has regularly ignored LGBT news, including thepassage of marriage equality in New York, the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and the its implementation.

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